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Brenda Laurel:
Games for girls

TED1998 · 13:08 · Filmed Feb 1998
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Brenda Laurel: Games for girls
13:08 · Filmed February 1998 at TED1998 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

A TED archive gem. At TED in 1998, Brenda Laurel asks: Why are all the top-selling videogames aimed at little boys? She spent two years researching the world of girls (and shares amazing interviews and photos) to create a game that girls would love.

Designer and theorist
Brenda Laurel has been part of several major revolutions in the way humans use computers: virtual reality, interactive narratives and some fresh approaches to gaming. Full bio
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